port outdated show updates, port upgrade outdated say no updates available

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sat May 29 15:13:38 PDT 2010

On 2010-5-30 03:25 , Adam Mercer wrote:
> Hi
> Just updated to base 1.9.0-rc1, and switched to sqlite based registry,
> and found an interesting problem:
> $ port outdated
> The following installed ports are outdated:
> gcc44                          4.4.1_0 < 4.4.4_1
> $ sudo port -u upgrade outdated
> Error: No ports matched the given expression
> $
> any idea why port outdated is saying that gcc44 requires an update but
> when I try to perform the update there are no matching ports? If I
> specify the portname, i.e. gcc44, the upgrade starts as expected.

Very odd indeed. I can't replicate this with test ports with the same
versions and revisions. I take it 'port echo outdated' also gives you
nothing? Anything interesting shown with -d? Is gcc44 inactive? Does
'port -v installed gcc44' or 'port -v outdated' show anything unusual?

- Josh

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